Everyone has their favorite go-to cardio sesh. In a big hurry, mine’s Tabata; and when I’m just pressed for time, my 20-minute Elliptical workout never fails. It makes me sweat; and I burn over 200 calories every. single. time.

I shared a similar version of my Elliptical workout last year, but this one is just a tad different.

Elliptical Workout | Fit is Chic

This version incorporates the use of both the lower handles and upper handles of the Elliptical. I think you’ll like this little tweak. It’s a bit more challenging, but nothing you can’t handle!

elliptical workout | Fit is Chic

I’ve mentioned it before, but I’ll mention it again — music MAKES this workout. Find an upbeat playlist or Pandora station, and get after it.

There’s a million different ways to mix up your Elliptical workout; and this is just one of them. Try doing two minutes on your tip-toes to engage your calves, or a few minutes holding on to the lower handles, leaning back slightly, to make your quads b u r n.

Do you have a little Elliptical trick you want to share? Fill me in! I’d love to try it.

Stay fit, friends! Xo

Love, Mattie Claire

2 Comments on 20-Minute Elliptical Workout

  1. Jennifer Bryant
    February 6, 2015 at 11:19 am (3 years ago)

    Hey Mattie! Thanks for visiting PR3315 today! I was wondering if you have any thoughts on the Insanity workouts with Shaun T? My best friend, boyfriend and I are in week four. It’s definitely tough, but we’ve all been feeling more energized.

    • Mattie Claire
      February 12, 2015 at 11:50 am (3 years ago)

      I think that’s a GREAT workout! Keep up the hard work. Xo


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